"My relationship to the tea culture begun long before my first clay work had seen the light of day. So I naturally came to ceramics with a focus on the ceramics used in the tea ceremony. Good pottery is as essential to the tea as much as the pure water and good company. On my journey I am searching for the links between the natural look of the wabi style and traditional European techniques. I use fire, the Phoenix, who gives my vessels character and life."

 

For us, making pots is more about the process than product. Each work begins its life on the potter's wheel. It is altered or assembled off the wheel, fired, glazed with a mixture of natural materials and finally fired a second time in a wood-burning kiln of our own construction at 1260C - 1350C...

... pottery is for me fascinating process. From earth, mud and dirt, form fire and smoke originate softly shining and an ethereal surface of the tea bowl. Those are magic, which would not appear without concentrated work full of regularities and craftsmanship. To pottery becomes ones WAY, it is important to know all its rules as well as to foster skill ...